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Geothermal Production Managers - 11-3051.02

O*NET-SOC Description

Manage operations at geothermal power generation facilities. Maintain and monitor geothermal plant equipment for efficient and safe plant operations.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Plant Manager
  • Plant Supervisor
  • Power Plant Operations Manager

SOC Occupation Groups

11-0000 Management Occupations
11-3000 Operations Specialties Managers
11-3050 Industrial Production Managers
11-3051.00 Industrial Production Managers
11-3051.02 Geothermal Production Managers

Related Occupations


  • Communicate geothermal plant conditions to employees.
  • Conduct well field site assessments.
  • Develop operating plans and schedules for geothermal operations.
  • Develop or manage budgets for geothermal operations.
  • Identify and evaluate equipment, procedural, or conditional inefficiencies involving geothermal plant systems.
  • Identify opportunities to improve plant electrical equipment, controls, or process control methodologies.
  • Inspect geothermal plant or injection well fields to verify proper equipment operations.
  • Monitor geothermal operations, using programmable logic controllers.
  • Negotiate interconnection agreements with other utilities.
  • Obtain permits for constructing, upgrading, or operating geothermal power plants.
  • Oversee geothermal plant operations, maintenance, and repairs to ensure compliance with applicable standards or regulations.
  • Perform or direct the performance of preventative maintenance on geothermal plant equipment.
  • Prepare environmental permit applications or compliance reports.
  • Record, review, or maintain daily logs, reports, maintenance, and other records associated with geothermal operations.
  • Select and implement corrosion control or mitigation systems for geothermal plants.
  • Supervise employees in geothermal power plants or well fields.
  • Troubleshoot and make minor repairs to geothermal plant instrumentation or electrical systems.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Communicate green energy production information.
  • Develop operating strategies, plans, or procedures for green or sustainable operations.
  • Direct facility maintenance or repair activities.
  • Direct green energy production operations.
  • Direct maintenance and repair activities in green energy production facilities.
  • Evaluate potential of products, technologies, or resources.
  • Identify opportunities to improve operational efficiency.
  • Implement organizational process or policy changes.
  • Inspect operations of green energy facilities.
  • Maintain green energy production plant equipment.
  • Maintain operational records for green energy processes or other environmentally-sustainable activities.
  • Monitor green energy equipment, systems, or facilities.
  • Negotiate contracts for environmental remediation, green energy, or renewable resources.
  • Prepare forms or applications.
  • Prepare operational budgets for green energy or other green operations.
  • Prepare reports related to compliance matters.
  • Supervise workers performing environmentally sustainable activities.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Propulsion Plant Mechanical Manager (Navy - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Superintendent, Generating Plant